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Dam expensive: Joyce suspects 'political play' in 'inflated' billion-dollar Dungowan bill

Andrew Messenger
By Andrew Messenger
March 27 2022 - 6:30pm
BLOWOUT: Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce suspects the state government has inflated the cost of the Dungowan Dam to pay for other state priorities. Photo: Andrew Messenger

The Deputy Prime Minister suspects the state government has inflated the billion-dollar estimated cost of the new Dungowan Dam to pay for other state priorities - but is happy to devote $675 million to the scheme anyway.

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Andrew Messenger

Andrew Messenger

Northern Daily Leader journalist

Politics, environment and energy journalist at the Northern Daily Leader. I also write about health, bushfires and occasionally music. I'm a Brisbane boy by way of Charleville and Hobart who now lives in in beautiful New England. Get me at andrew.messenger@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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